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Bhadrak Tihidi block cashier in Vigilance net

Bhadrak: Acting on the complaint of amassment of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income by Bhadrak district's Tihidi block cashier Prabhakar Pradhan, Vigilance sleuths have now started conducting raids on his houses and office room to detect assets in his and his family members' names.

According to reports, Vigilance officers belonging to Mayurbhanj and Balsaore started conducting simultaneous raids at five different places including Tihidi, Bhadrak, Balasore and Bhubaneswar on the capacity of a search warrant issued by the Vigilance court.

So far, the Vigilace teams have detected movable and immovable assets of Rs 29 lakh in Pradhan and his family members' names, added reports.

The searches would continue till evening when value of all detected assets would be known, said an investigating official.

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